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Senior Software Engineer - Frontend

PolicyGenius, New York, NY

The easy way to compare and buy life insurance


About the role…

Policygenius continues to disrupt the insurance industry by delivering innovative technology-driven experiences. Our talented yet humble software engineering team is dogma-free and experiment-driven. We are relentless in our drive to reliably deliver outstanding products at scale. We are growing fast, but we can go further faster with experienced, collaborative, challenge-seeking engineers like yourself. 

As a Senior Software Engineer - Frontend, you would be developing and implementing engaging content experiences, reusable cross-browser compliant components, and advanced editorial workflows. At Policygenius, you would work alongside passionate engineers who continuously strive to improve our world, our teams and themselves.

In this role, you will…

  • Work in a multi-functional, Agile team alongside product managers, product designers, and product marketers
  • Develop applications using modern web technologies and tools, including React, Gatsby, and GraphQL
  • Experiment with an open-minded team that is always exploring new technologies
  • Hone your mentorship and software design skills by training other developers, code pairing, and facilitating workshops
  • Ship exceptional products that people love! (we’re proud to be building a company that has customers who consistently refer their friends and family, with an industry-leading NPS)

We’d love to hear from you if…

  • You have 4+ years of experience as a Frontend engineer or within a software development environment
  • You have experience working professionally with Javascript and similar technologies to React and GraphQL, in addition to CSS
  • You are familiar with cross-browser compliance and site speed optimization
  • You have a desire to take an idea, band people together, and ship real products for actual people

You can expect...

  • Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan, FSA & commuter benefits
  • Generous PTO 
  • Training, mentorship and coaching from leadership
  • The opportunity to grow alongside a company shaking up a big, old-fashioned industry
  • Fun, diverse, open-minded coworkers
  • Dog companionship!!!

Technologies You Will Use

React, Redux, Apollo, Gatsby, Typescript, Javascript, Sass, CSS, Webpack, GraphQL, Contentful, Node.js, Google Cloud, Cloud functions, Serverless, Microservices, Git

About Policygenius

Policygenius is America's leading online insurance marketplace. Since 2014, our mission has been to help people get the financial protection they need (and feel good about it). We make it easy for our customers to understand their options, compare quotes, and buy insurance, all in one place. Our CEO and co-founder, Jennifer Fitzgerald, is one of only four women in the US fintech space to raise over $50 million in venture capital funding, and we’ve helped more than 30 million people shop for all types of insurance, placing over $35 billion in coverage to date.

At Policygenius, we’re proud of building an environment that encourages our teammates to bring their authentic selves to work. Despite rapid growth (we’ve doubled in size year over year!), we’ve continuously maintained our inclusive culture through humility, hard-work, and humor, and we're looking for more people with grit, collaborative attitudes, and creative problem-solving skills to join our team. Come see why we’ve been voted one of Inc. Magazine's "Best Workplaces" two years in a row!

Diversity at Policygenius

Policygenius believes differences should be celebrated and is committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. We welcome different perspectives and opinions to foster innovation, authenticity, and excellence across all parts of our company, and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Policygenius highly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All employment decisions at Policygenius are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy,  sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, disability, uniformed service, marital status or any other status protected by law. 

Come join the team!

About PolicyGenius

About us PolicyGenius, based in NYC, was founded in 2014 by two former McKinsey consultants who saw an opportunity to shift the notoriously outdated insurance industry online and into the hands of consumers. The company now provides the only place online to comparison shop for life, health, long-term disability, renters and pet insurance through its highly accurate quoting engine. Its proprietary Insurance Checkup™ also lets users discover their coverage gaps and find highly tailored solutions for their exact needs.

Want to learn more about PolicyGenius? Visit PolicyGenius's website.